Tis The Season By Mary Ann Rogers
Here at Northern Insight Magazine, we have all the latest North East arts news to keep you in the loop with everything that is going on, or coming up, across the region. From celebrity pop star tours, to musical and theatre announcements and let’s not forget some of the fine examples of northern artists – you can be rest assured that you won’t miss out on anything happening in the world of art.
“How could I not come here,” were the first words Jonathan Higgins said when we spoke to him recently. He’s taken-up the position of Chief Executive Officer at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House in what is a newly created role…one that is aimed at supporting the trustees and the management team in what has been an independently run, not-for-profit venue since 2015. “When you look at the pedigree of the Theatre, it really is staggering,” adds Jonathan. “What the trust has achieved since 2015 is remarkable and I’m honoured to have been given this new role. Having worked within the entertainment industry for almost 20 years, I know how well thought of the Tyne Theatre and Opera House is nationally and internationally…both with artists and promoters. I want to take this venue to the next phase in its illustrious history by developing, leading and supporting the current team and…